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The Doors: When You're Strange (2009)

The Doors: When You're Strange
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Johnny Depp Johnny Depp
John Densmore John Densmore
Robby Krieger Robby Krieger
Ray Manzarek Ray Manzarek
Jim Morrison Jim Morrison
The Doors The Doors
Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix
Jim Ladd Jim Ladd

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Tom DiCillo Tom DiCillo
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6 years ago at Jul 30 13:45
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Well, since I'm a huge fan of the Doors, of course, I had to watch this movie at some point. By the way, what the hell happened to Tom DiCillo?!? Indeed, back in the 90’s, he became one of the most promising indie directors at work but during the last 20 years, he has directed only 3 movies including this documentary and 2 really weak and obscure movies (‘Double Whammy’ and ‘Delirious’).... read more


4 years, 6 months ago at Feb 17 17:57
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Nice idea, good archives, but, I would prefer a real explanation of the writing process. I'm a little tired of all that bullshit about 60's and Viet-Nam war. The important is music.
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Description: Director Tom DiCillo's obsession with Jim Morrison and the journey of the Doors to worldwide fame and glory is highly evident in this salutary documentary. There are many incisive insights into this Dionysian singer and poet who took the band's name from a passage by William Blake: "If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is: infinite." The narration by Johnny Depp captures and conveys the flare, the controversy, and the divisiveness of the band and their charismatic lead singer. And for those who are entranced by the music of the Doors, When You're Strange won't disappoint with i ... (more)
Release date: 12 May 2010
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